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Staff Achievements

As pathfinders, staff of in Beacon Primary School are involved in research and innovation works. Staff are encouraged to explore new and better ways to improve teaching and learning, as well as, the non-curricular areas such as administration and operation. We are proud to share that our staff have achieved numerous accolades and made significant contributions to the education fraternity in the last few years.


  • Mr. Tan Choon Hee, Operations Manager, awarded MOE Service Excellence Award 2018 (Platinum)
  • 5 Staff awarded MOE Service Excellence Award 2018 (Silver):
    • Ms. Jim Hor Yen, Nike, Administrative Manager
    • Ms. Emilda binte Mohammed Jamil, Admin. Executive 
    • Ms. Lee Mui Chon, Customer Service Officer
    • Mr. Chua Luo Bin, Robin, AED (T&L)
    • Ms. Tan Yuan Ching, AED (T&L)


  • Mr. Tan Choon Hee, Operations Manager, awarded MOE Service Excellence Award 2016 
  • North West Outstanding School Partner Award 2017 – Bronze Award
  • National Day Award – Ms Judy Ng, HOD Math, awarded Commendation Medal Staff Innovation in Teaching and Learning 
  • 3 CL teachers conducted a TLW Workshop at AST: TLW 2017 Flip Learning Instruction For Primary CL Reading Comprehension 
  • 3 teachers conducted a workshop at AST(Teacher Led Workshop@ AST) : Data Driven Instruction In The Primary Science Classroom 
  • 4 presentations at WZ ICT Seminar 2017 by 8 teachers: Code  Beacon: Acquisition of Literacy Through Coding, Coding in Curriculum (Science), Using ICT beyond student engagement : Monitoring of middle primary composition writing with Active Learning Process Model , Acquisition of literacy 
  • 2 teachers shared at PSE Conference: Place Based Learning to Enhance Outdoor Learning Journeys in Primary Schools 
  • 3 teachers shared at 2017 RoboFest and STEM Conference: Coding in Curriculum (Science) 1 teacher invited to share at W6 SPID Workshop


  • Mdm Ang Lay Choo, Operations Support Officer, awarded MOE Service Excellence Award 2015
  • NParks Community in Bloom - Gold Award
  • Innergy Award – Bronze (Beacon Network)


  • Dr Tay Lee Yong, Dean of Research, ICT & Development  awarded the President Award for Teachers



  • PS21 ExCEL Awards 2014 - Project EZ Cast by Teacher Ms Elaine Chua awarded Most Innovative Project/Policy Award
  • MOE Innergy (School) Gold Awards for project  “Easy Cross-Platform Wireless Projection for Teachers and Students”
  • Mr Derek Lee, Vice-Principal (Admin) was conferred the National Day Award – Commendation Medal
  • Academy Awards For Professional Development 2014 
  • Mr. Nasrun Bin Mizzy awarded Associate of AST 
  • Mdm Ruth Ng Siew Choon awarded Associate of AST
  • Miss Elaine Chua Yilin awarded Associate of AST    



  • Mrs Shanthi Suraj Nair, Dean Curriculum was conferred the National Day Award – Commendation Medal
  • Mr Jason Tan, Operations Support Officer, awarded the MOE Service Excellence Award 
  • Publication of 2nd Research book “ Creating Holistic Technology-Enhanced Learning Experiences”
  • Academy Awards For Professional Development 2012
  • Dr Tay Lee Yong awarded Fellow of AST
  • Ms Suriati Abas awarded Associate of AST
  • Innergy (School) Awards 2013 – Project “Online Robust and Extendable Course Builder” shortlisted as one of the finalists. (Results to be announced in Sep 13)



  • Innergy Award 2012 (Gold) for Beacon Learning Academy - Ms. Chua Yi Lin Elaine, Ms. Ng Wan Qing, Dr. Tay Lee Yong, Mr. Rashid Ahmad
  • Community in Bloom Competition by NParks – Gold
  • MOE-HPB CHERISH Award – Silver


  • National Day Award – Principal received Public Administration Medal (Silver) and Vice-Principal (Acad) received Commendation Medal
  • International Conference Presentations – 12
  • Edited book entitled “A School’s Journey into the Future – Research by Practitioners for Practitioners” was translated to Japanese and is available both locally and worldwide, including Japan.
  • 3 Publications – Contribution to Book Chapters
  • 2 teachers were nominated by CPDD to attend and present at Mother Tongue International Conference


  • HPB-MOE CHERISH (Bronze Award)
  • International Conference Presentations – 8
  • Microsoft APAC Regional Innovative Teachers Award (Singapore) 2010
  • Microsoft APAC Regional Innovative Teachers Award for Innovation in Collaboration 2010
  • National Parks Board Community in Bloom Awards 2010 – Gold award (School Category)
  • All canteen operators have been re-certified with an “A” grading from NEA.
  • Launch of Beacon’s Practitioner-Research Book by DDSW on 30 April 2010
  • TL teacher chosen to share at the Most Innovative Tamil Teacher Award Ceremony
  • Two articles were published in two different International Journal
  • Publication and launch of an edited book entitled “A School’s Journey into the Future – Research by Practitioners for Practitioners


  • Microsoft-MOE Professional Development Award (MMPDA) 2009 (2 Merit awards)
  • Innergy Award 2009 (Bronze)
  • International Conference Presentations – 11
  • MMPDA Media Roundtable and Worldwide Innovative Teacher Finalists sharing at ISTE forum with about 14000 educators in the USA
  • All canteen operators have obtained and maintained an “A” grading from NEA.


  • Microsoft-MOE Professional Development Award (MMPDA) 2008 (Distinction award)
  • International Conference Presentations - 3 
  • Educators Choice Award, Microsoft Worldwide Innovative Teachers Forum 2008 (Runner-up)
  • ML teacher was 1 of 3 teachers shortlisted for the Arif Budiman Teacher Award.
  • 1 teacher was awarded the National Day Efficiency Medal
  • 1 teacher completed his PhD studies